Sustainable Food

How to Buy Right and Spend Less
Product Number: EB00768554
Released: Sep 24, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781603582483
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Wondering whether it's worth it to splurge on the locally raised beef? What about those organic carrots? New in the Chelsea Green Guides series, Sustainable Food: How to Buy Right and Spend Less helps the average shopper navigate the choices, whether strolling the aisles of a modern supermarket or foraging at a local farmers market. This down-to-earth, casual guide-small enough to be slipped into your pocket-answers these and other questions for the shopper: -What are the differences among organic, local, fair-trade, free-range, naturally raised, and biodynamic foods? -How affordable is it to subscribe to a CSA farm-and what are the advantages? -Is it better to choose wild Alaskan salmon at $18.99, or the Chilean farmed fish at $11.99? -What cooking oils can be sustainably sourced? -How can a food co-op increase access to, and affordability of, healthier, Earth-friendly foods? -Where can you find sustainably produced sugar, and are there any local replacements for sweeteners from faraway lands? -What do the distinctions between shade-grown and trellised coffee mean? -Is shark okay to eat? How about mackerel? -Why is the war on plastic bags so important? Sustainable eating just got easier.

Author(s): Elise McDonough
Original Publish Date: Oct 21, 2009

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